[ubuntu-uk] Reluctant update in Dapper

Paul Sladen ubuntu at paul.sladen.org
Thu Sep 21 20:46:32 BST 2006

On Thu, 21 Sep 2006, Llywelyn Owen wrote:
> I'm having trouble with updating some packages,
> Setting up flashplugin-nonfree (7.0.68~ubuntu1~dapper1) ...
> usage: update-rc.d ...
> dpkg: error processing flashplugin-nonfree (--configure):
>  subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1

I suspect that the package 'flashplugin-nonfree' is using calling
'update-rc.d multiuser' without depending on the version that introduced
that extra feature.  This capability was introduced for edgy but is not
available in Ubuntu 6.06 LTS.

Indeed, I found the bug report;  opened yesterday and fixed today (with 17
duplicates in that time!):


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